Friday, February 16, 2018

Looking for employment?  The UMass Center at Springfield is now accepting applications for an Operations Support position.  Learn more about this position and others on the Employment/Internship Opportunities page. 

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The UMass Amherst College of Nursing's Dr. Rachel K. Walker is seeking breast cancer survivors to participate in a study on fatigue.  Participants must be between 50 and 70 years old and have completed chemotherapy within the last six months to five years.  Participation would require one trip to flagship campus in Amherst. 

A recent article on (... Read more

Dr. Jaber Gubrium
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Amerst, MA -- The Journal of Aging Studies is moving to the University of Massachusetts Amherst from the University of Missouri.

Jaber F. Gubrium, professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Missouri, is the editor of the journal. He has recently been appointed as an adjunct professor at the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts. Over the course of his long... Read more

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Springfield, MA— In honor of Black History Month and as part of the 2018 On the Move Forum, the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMASS-Amherst), Bay Path University, Pan African Historical Museum USA (PAHMUSA), and The Republican will present an interactive panel and special exhibit: “The Intersection: Untold Stories About Women of Color On the Move” as hidden figures and... Read more

Friday, January 5, 2018

Springfield, MA -- The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) has been awarded a Beveridge Family Foundation grant to help the organization both create an artist database, as well as increase internal capacity, according to Morgan Drewniany, Executive Director of the SCCD.

Part of the grant from the Beveridge Foundation will be utilized to hire the UMass Arts Extension Service, a... Read more

Monday, January 1, 2018

The UMass Center at Springfield is closed today in observance of the New Year holiday.  We will reopen tomorrow, January 2nd.  Our hours of operation through Saturday, January 20, 2018 will be:

Monday - Thursday:  7:30am - 7:30pm

Friday - Saturday:  8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, December 29, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ( – A joyous gathering Friday as Springfield’s African American community celebrates Kwanzaa, the cultural week long holiday.

Wearing colorful African clothing to the celebration at the UMass Center in downtown Springfield, several generations saluted their African culture with its family values.

Mabel Sharif of Springfield told 22News, “Kwanzaa means... Read more

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The staff at the UMass Center extends holiday greetings to the many people we interact with everyday.  Happy Holidays from Dan, Wesley, Jamina, Yarida, Dee, and Lucas!

Friday, December 1, 2017

What started out as an idea to build camaraderie among Nursing students has taken on a bigger meaning, thanks to the efforts of Michael Bartolo.

“I wanted to do the Toys for Tots drive so that my class could give back to the community in some way,” said Bartolo, a UMass Amherst Nursing student.  “Brightening up a child’s Christmas just seemed to be the best option for this season.” ... Read more